Feb.4th, 11:30am<>2;30pm at Dudley Branch Library (65 Warren St., Roxbury) PAN-AFRICANISM IN THE AGE OF TRUMP: SURVIVAL STRATEGIES FOR THE 21st CENTURY A Community Forum and Discussion Presented by Boston Pan African Forum (BPAF) Moderator: Dr. Pearl Robinson, Tufts University Panelists will Include: Dr. Jemadari Kamara, Professor, UMass/Boston Ms. Mari Gashaw, Cambridge Black Lives […]
Boston Pan-Africa Forum 2016 Reception for the African World-Wide Diaspora (held Oct. 21st 2016, at U. Mass. Boston) Former U.S. Ambassador Walter Carrington, and Wheelock College visiting scholar from Brazil, Prof. Andrea Lisboa DeSousa, speak about the history and relevance of Pan-Africanism and African connections for US populations and for Brazilian populations. Welcome and introductions […]
The Boston Pan-African Forum hosted a community discussion and report back on the historic conference on Reparations held at the University of Edinburg, UK in November 2015. Presentations were made by conference participants– U Mass-Boston Professors Jemadari Kamara and Robert Johnson, Wheelock College Professor Joyce Hope Scott , and former MA State Senator Bill Owens. It […]
An Engaging Discussion of “Higher Education in Africa: The Rising Challenge and the Complex Opportunity” was presented on November 23rd, by Dr. Phillip Clay, Professor and former Chancellor, MIT. The presentation took place at the Dudley Branch of the Boston Public Library, 65 Warren Street, Roxbury.
RECEPTION TO WELCOME THE WORLD-WIDE AFRICAN DISASPORA was held October 23rd 2015, for active Pan-Africanists in the Boston Area, and new arrivals from communities of African descent throughout the world. It was held at the University of Massachusetts at Boston The Snowden Auditorium, Wheatley Hall, 1st floor. PROGRAM: The main speaker was Dr. Siga Fatima Jagne, Professor, University […]
Boston Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project On August 23, 2015, a ceremony recognizing Boston as a Middle Passage port site took place at Faneuil Hall, beginning at 3pm. This event was part of a larger effort by the National Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Markers Project (MPCPMP), an international, grassroots organization dedicated to commemorating the more […]
For article re Liberia’s success click here Read on here for info and video on the BPAF forum re “The Ebola Crisis”, which was discussed in the context of the more general crisis in the health care systems of several West African countries, and what actions concerned citizens might take. Our discussion highlighted some of the unique clinical manifestations of Ebola (as […]
BPAF (Press and leadership briefing, May 15, 2014, at the Community Information Center at 516 Warren St. Roxbury). The Speaker is former U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Walter Carrington, and Mrs Arese Carrington. Those attending included, beside WRJ, Joyce Hope Scott, Mimi Jones, Alex Asare, Robert Johnson, Reginald Jackson, Helein Simmonds, Christle Rawlin-Jackson, Bill Owens, […]